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University of Colorado Visiting Assistant Professor in Denver, Colorado

University of Colorado Denver

College of Architecture and Planning

Visiting Assistant Professor Position

Position #00757326

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Department of Architecture at the College of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado Denver, invites applicants for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position to commence August 2019. The Department seeks highly motivated candidates, with a developed pedagogy and the ability to combine teaching with a progressive research agenda and/or creative activity.

The College of Architecture and Planning and University of Colorado Denver

In addition to the Architecture Program, the College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) offers a BS in Architecture and professional Master’s degrees in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning, Historic Preservation, and a PhD in Design and Planning. CAP also maintains several partnerships with universities in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, and houses four research centers: the Colorado Center for Community Development, the Center of Preservation Research, the Center for Advanced Research in Traditional Architecture, and the Colorado Center for Sustainable Urbanism. For more information visit:

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver—one of America’s most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

As Colorado’s only public urban research university, the University of Colorado Denver educates a diverse student body through quality academics, ambitious research and creative work, and civic engagement in the city we call home. CU Denver educates more than 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and with easy access to the state’s cultural, business and civic hub, our students benefit from immersive classroom and real-world experiences, supplemented by unparalleled internship and networking opportunities. As the most diverse research university in Colorado, our campus attracts top students and offers over more than 100 highly rated degree programs through eight schools and colleges, as well as more than 30 online degree programs. Home to over 40 research centers and institutes, CU Denver receives more than $25 million in sponsored research awards annually, allowing us to generate knowledge and create solutions to society’s most complex problems. Read CU Denver Quick Facts here.**



Job Responsibilities

The Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture is expected to teach design studios and lecture courses at the Undergraduate level. In addition to teaching, the candidate is expected to engage in research/creative work, and service. The standard academic-year teaching load is two courses per semester.

*Minimum Qualifications *

• Terminal degree in architecture (or international equivalent)

• Evidence of ability to teach lecture courses and design studio

• Demonstrated expertise and teaching in a field of study

• Evidence of research and/or creative work

*Preferred Qualifications *

• Ph.D. in the history of architecture or an allied field

*Salary and Benefits


Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.**

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Diversity and Equity:

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff.

The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *D0001 -- Denver Campus

Title: Visiting Assistant Professor

Location: Denver

Requisition ID: 15397

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